Sanctuary Spa Advent Calendar Review 

December 24, 2016

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Hey guys! HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVE! So as promised in my last post, here is my review of the Sanctury Spa Advent Calandar which I received as a Christmas present from my parents. *Warning: Spoilers below*

Day 1: Ultimate Salt Scrub

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Day 2:White Lily & Damask Body Lotion
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Day 3: Signature Tea Light Candle
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Day 4: Cleanse Moisture Burst Facial Wash
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Day 5: Let Go Bulldog Clip
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Day 6: Intensive Heel Balm
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 Day 7: White Lily & Damask Rose Body Wash
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Day 8: #LetGo Eye Mask
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Day 9: Foaming Creamy Bath Soak
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Day 10: Nail File
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Day 11: Luxurious Body Butter
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 Day 12: Rose & Cassis Tea Light Candle
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Day 13: 5 Minute Thermal Detox Mask
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 Day 14: Toe Dividers
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Day 15: Cleansing Burst Facial Wash
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 Day 16: Exfoliating Mitt
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Day 17: Radiance Exfoliator
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Day 18: Cuticle Stick
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 Day 19: Green Lemon & Orange Blossom Body Wash
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 Day 20: Heart Shaped Cookie Cutter
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 Day 21: Foaming Micellar Cleansing Water
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Day 22: Velvety Hand Cream
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 Day 23: Gentle Polish Body Scrub
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 Day 24: Wonder Body Tinted Moisturiser
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 Packaging: Firstly, the box is amazing. It is the perfect item to pop under your tree alongside wrapped presents. The doors are designed in alignment with the Sanctuary Spa  branding – which I find a lovely touch. My only criticism regarding the box is that the doors are very weak, causing A LOT of rips and cardboard tears, in addition to items inside the calendar sliding and ending up in the wrong box. However – it’s something I can live with.
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 Products: The quality of products I must say are beautiful. I haven’t managed to use everything (there s so much choice) but the feel and scent is delightful. I also love the size of the body washes and scrubs, 30 – 75ml products are super good for an advent calendar. A disadvantage though was the amount of  “irrelevant products” such as toe dividers, nail files, cookie cutters and a bulldog clip. It just seems like Sanctuary Spa are trying to save money wherever they can.
Price: These calendars retail for £25, which is cheap for these type of products, however, some would say that you can tell where the brand has skimped and saved. I’m not going to lie, I have thoroughly enjoyed this advent calendar, especially with it having 24 doors. It is great value for money, and I highly recommended an impulse buy before this is taken off the shelves.
I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and a happy new year,
 Love, Sophia x
  • Reply
    Michala • Reviews à La Mode
    December 24, 2016 at 9:05 am

    that’s such a nice calendar 😀 the green lemon and orange blossom body wash sounds amazing

    I’ve nominated you for the The Mystery Blogger Award https://reviewsalamodeblog.wordpress.com/2016/12/23/the-mystery-blogger-award 😀

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    Mrs Strawberry Blonde
    December 25, 2016 at 4:51 am

    What a thoughtful gift!
    I think this calendar looks great. Sure, there are a few duds, but I think you get cheap ‘filler’ products with every calendar. So yeah, I agree, this is a really good calendar and it’s reasonably priced considering all the amazing Sanctuary Spa products you get to try.

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      Sophia Patel
      December 27, 2016 at 2:33 pm

      I know! I’m so grateful! That was my concern, that too many of the days were fillers, but as you said, the larger products surely made up for it. Thank you for the comment x

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